The Importance of Youtube to the Music Industry

Music dominates YouTube. According to the video streamer, 5 of the top 10 trending videos on YouTube in 2013 were music related videos. Among the 20 fasted growing YouTube channels as measured by new subscribers in 2013, 10 were music channels.  There's much more data in this infographic:

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Presented by Casino Nova ScotiaLite 92.9 and Delta Hotels and Resorts, twelve bands competed throughout January to win a spot on the Music Nova Scotia Tiki stage at Canadian Music Week in May 2014.    

FloodlandJessie BrownNeon Dreams and  Young River are taking us into the final round on Friday, February 7th.

The winner of the final round will receive a prize package consisting of:

  • Showcasing performance on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at The Rivoli during Canadian Music Week
  • Canadian Music Week 2014 Delegate Passes for the performers
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Toronto (Saturday, May 10)
  • Travel assistance cash prize of $1800

Runner-up prizes for the semi-finalists consisting of:

  • 1st runner-up: cash prize of $600
  • 2nd runner-up: cash prize of $400
  • 3rd runner-up: cash prize of $200

A panel of Nova Scotia music industry professionals will determine the winners of each round, including the grand prize winner.  

Show starts at 9pm, admission is free. First artist is on at 9:15pm sharp, so get there early!

Silent Auction at the Wintersleep show!

We've got lots of great silent auction items up for grabs at the upcoming Wintersleep show, from some fantastic Nova Scotian artists including Joel Plaskett, Matt Mays, and Jenn Grant. Browse through them and place your bids at tomorrow night's show if you're lucky enough to have tickets!



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